By Tyler Devine
IOWA CITY, Iowa – The Iowa football team added its third graduate transfer of the offseason Monday when former Northern Illinois defensive lineman Matt Lorbeck announced that he will join Iowa on Twitter.
Excited to call Iowa City home for the next year and a half pic.twitter.com/tE0zxuxLJ0
— matt (@MattLorbeck) June 22, 2020
The 6-foot-4, 255-pound Lorbeck joins Jack Heflin as Northern Illinois defensive linemen to transfer to Iowa this month.
Lorbeck, a native of Green Bay, Wis., had two sacks, 5.5 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles in 12 games last season.
Coming out of high school, Lorbeck was rated as a two-star prospect and had scholarship offers from Northern Illinois, North Dakota State, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois, according to Rivals.com.
Iowa also added former Indiana offensive lineman Coy Cronk to the roster during the spring semester.
The 6-foot-5, 315-pound Cronk started four games at left tackle for Indiana last season before suffering a season-ending injury.